Sujihiki knife Ryusen Hamono Bonten Unryu Wa with 27 cm blade. The Sujihiki is a double edge slicing knife with a long narrow blade that smoothly slices through meat or vegetables. The Bonten Unryu is one of the signature lines by Ryusen. It is considered as one of the best VG10 line by any Japanese maker, because of its unmatched artistics and more importantly, their VG10 blades are hande forged one-by-one. The blade of the Unryu wa series, is constructed identical as the western handle Unryu series. It has a core of VG-10, with 63 layers of stainless damascus steel. The blade is relatively thin, with a medium / light weight, but not as thin as a laser. Due to the classic Japanese perfectly shaped octagonal handle, it is easy to control and effortlessly will do exactly what it is made for cutting perfectly. The Rockwell hardness on this knife is around 60-62 HRC, for a durable edge. Ryusen Hamono Gyuto knife goes in black gift box.